What is my witness fee if I’m subpoenaed under the Georgia Civil Practice Act from outside the county?

Under O.C.G.A. § 24-10-24, if you receive a subpoena to testify in court in Georgia, whether for a workers’ compensation hearing or other civil action here, your witness fee is $25 per day and $.20 per mile (roundtrip) for traveling expenses.  This is required for service to be valid if your residence is outside the county where the proceeding is to take place.

courtroom.jpgThe payment may be cash, cashier’s check, postal money order, certified check, or attorney/law firm check.

For other answers to questions about civil litigation, personal injury claims, and workers’ compensation law issues, please contact our office via the following:

Moebes Law, LLC
3535 Piedmont Road NE
Building 14, Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30305

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